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Emergency Alerts - Thursday, July 11, 2019

To our families in New Orleans and surrounding areas

  • A low-pressure system is expected to become Tropical Storm Barry today (7/11) and may become a hurricane by early Friday (7/12) night.
  • Heavy rain from Friday through Sunday combined with a surging Mississippi River increases the potential for severe flooding
  • Louisiana is under a State of Emergency.
    • Hurricane, tropical storm and storm-surge watches have been issued.
    • Isolated tornadoes are a possibility.
  • Federal Hurricane Preparedness Information
    • For preparing for a hurricane, see this link
  • State of Louisiana Resources
    • Louisiana’s Emergency Preparedness Resources can be found here
    • Louisiana offers English, Spanish and Vietnamese Evacuation Guides here
    • Louisiana also offers an Emergency Preparedness app on the App Store and Google Play called GetAGamePlan App
  • American Red Cross Resources
    • If you need to find an open shelter, visit
    • Consider downloading the Red Cross Emergency! app on the App Store and Google Play
    • National Red Cross:  1-800-733-2767.
    • Local Red Cross Chapters
      • Louisiana Capital Area
        4655 Sherwood Common Blvd
        Baton Rouge, LA 70816
        (225) 291-4533
      • North Louisiana Chapter
        805 Brook Hollow Dr
        Shreveport, LA 71105
        ​(318) 865-9545
      • Southeast Louisiana
        2640 Canal St
        New Orleans, LA 70119
        (504) 620-3105
  • Cajun Navy is a group of volunteers who work tirelessly without pay (using our own personal equipment) to provide immediate rescue and relief during natural disaster.